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June 2002

We invite you to speak your mind on these hot topics and global issues plucked from the pages of National Geographic magazine. For more on the subject go to the online feature page, or read the June 2002 issue of NGM.

D-Day Thumbnail Untold Stories of D-Day

Were you or someone you know in the D-Day invasion? Add your tales and thoughts to the Memory Book. Enter>>

Boreal Thumbnail Great Northern Forest
Scientists, researchers, and those who depend on boreal forests for their livelihood debate the effects of oil drilling and global warming on this once pristine ecosystem. How seriously should we take perceived threats? Are we overreacting or acting too slowly? Enter>>

Afghanistan Thumbnail Jamestown
Excavations at Jamestown reveal how 17th-century settlers suffered and survived. Of the 6,000 the British sent to the colony between 1607 and 1625, more than half perished. How has archaeologist William Kelso’s work changed your understanding of the lives of the early settlers? Would you have taken such risks to settle new lands? Enter>>

Afghanistan Thumbnail Afghan Odyssey

Afghans struggle to live normally in the midst of war and its aftermath. Men are shaving their beards. Women are moving about more freely. Children have returned to school. But food is scarce and jobs don’t exist. What should the U.S. and other countries do to help Afghans heal and move forward? Enter>>

Hip Zips Thumbnail Hip Zips

Nominate your favorite zip or postal code for coverage in the pages of National Geographic. Our magazine series—ZipUSA—takes a periodic peek at special corners of the country by zip code. We like the concept so much that we’re going global and extending our stories to include international postal codes as well. So describe a weird, wacky, wonderful locale of your own choosing—it just might make it into the magazine—and read postings from other folks too. Enter>>


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